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Private school approved in Old Town North — “A new private elementary school will be coming to North Washington Street in Old Town after City Council approved a special use permit for the project during Saturday’s public hearing.” [Alexandria Times]

It’s Friday — Clear throughout the day. High of 62 and low of 40. Sunrise at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. [Weather.gov]

Housing could replace office space in Eisenhower East — “Developers are looking at tearing down two low-rise, underused office buildings in a prime location in the Eisenhower neighborhood to build hundreds of new homes.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

A look at four “spite houses” in Alexandria — “You might already know that Alexandria is home to one of the most photographed, painted, and talked-about ‘spite’ or ‘alley’ houses in the country, known locally as ‘The Spite House’… but did you know Alexandria has three other narrow ‘alley’ homes?” [Zebra]

Residents form YIMBY group — “Members of YIMBYs of Northern Virginia believe increased density will make communities more sustainable and diverse.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

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